Iggy Pop (born James Newell “Jim” Osterberg, Jr.; April 21, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and occasional actor. He is considered an influential innovator of punk rock, hard rock, and other styles of rock music. Pop began calling himself “Iggy” after his first band in high school (for which he was drummer), The Iguanas.
Adrian Juste (born 21 April 1947 in Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire) is a former disc jockey who most famously presented a Saturday lunchtime show on BBC Radio 1.
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John Weider is a rock musician.
Stuart Macintyre is an Australian historian and academic.
Robert Black is a Scottish serial killer.
Terence Irwin is a scholar and philosopher.
Eric Byrne is an Irish Labour Party politician and current Teachta Dála (TD).
Alan Warner is a musician .
Graham Cray is the Team Leader of Archbishop of Canterbury’s Fresh Expressions Team and Archbishops’ Missioner.
Alonza Benjamin (Al) Bumbry is a former Major League Baseball outfielder.
Nicholas Gerald (Nick) Beverley is a former hockey player in the NHL.
Michael Ian Shamos (often referred to as Mike Shamos) is an American mathematician and author.
Barbara Lynne Park is an author of children’s books.
Gert Krawinkel is a German musician and guitarist.
Franciszek Gąsior is a former Polish handball player.